Name: Sofia Southam
Position: Forward/Midfield
Caps: 5
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 2/20/2000
Birthplace: Chapel Hill, N.C.
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich., Argentina
High School: Sworn Junior College
College: Michigan (2022)
College Year: 2022
Team/Club: Club Gimnasia y Esgrima Buenos Aires (GEBA) ; Key Biscayne Field Hockey
World Championship Experience
  • Bronze - 2021 Junior Pan American Games (Santiago, Chile)
  • 4th - 2022 Pan American Cup (Santiago, Chile)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022: Competed in 5 international caps for the U.S. Women's National Team
  • 2022: Recorded first cap January 19 against Trinidad & Tobago
  • 2021: At Michigan, named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 28), First Team All-Big Ten, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, NFHCA All-West Region First Team, NFHCA Division I First-Team All-American
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (June)
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. U22 Junior Pan American Championship Training Squad
  • 2019: At Michigan, named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week
  • 2019: Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team
  • 2017: Named to the Buenos Aires U-18 Team
Personal: Daugther of Paul and Alicia Southam...Has three siblings, Maggie, Emilia and Thomas...Game Day Mantra: Locker dance party with my teammates...Favorite Sports Quote: “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” - Billie Jean King...Best Words of Advice: "Practice with a purpose and play with a passion, don’t forget to have fun and enjoy every second of it."
Southam started playing field hockey at the age of six in Argentina. She played most of her field hockey career at GEBA coached by Geraldine Fresco Pisani and at Key Biscayne Field Hockey coached by Florencia Manero. She is extremely grateful and lucky to have had amazing coaches that made her passionate for the game and pushed her to get better every day. Her family is her biggest support system with whom she share the love for the game.